Royal Goodies

Posted Mon, 06/04/12


I'm not usually one to follow the goings-on of royalty, but recent Diamond Jubilee events have been hard to miss because they've been plastered all over the news.


In particular, the contents of Buckingham Palace picnic hampers (by Heston Blumenthal) caught my eye:


  • Chilled country garden soup with plum tomatoes and mint-infused oil.

  • Lapsang Souchong tea-smoked Scottish salmon.

  • Diamond Jubilee chicken with blend of Indian spice, mayonnaise, coriander and nigella seeds.

  • Vegetarian option is mushroom parfait with roasted mushroom puree blended with a port, brandy and Madeira reduction.

  • Sandringham Strawberry Crumble Crunch featuring fruit from the Queen's own estate, meringue, cream and oat-crumble topping.

  • Chocolate cupcake topped with gold crowns and popping candy.

  • Lemon and caraway Madeira cupcake.

  • A cheeseboard featuring West Country farmhouse cheddar and Red Leicester, Prince Charles' Duchy Originals oats biscuits and harvest chutney.

  • Extras: 12 hand wipes, clear plastic cutlery and napkin, Diamond Jubilee poncho, Union flag, and vouchers which can be exchanged for a glass of Moet & Chandon Champagne, Cobra beer or Hildon water.

It all sounds delicious!


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